hello. this is bbc news. the headlines: the chancellor philip hammond has increased national insurance bills for self—employed people in his first budget, leading to accusations he has broken a manifesto pledge not to raise taxes. the budget included an extra £2 billion for the social care system in england, as the chancellor said he was putting the economy on a solid footing. as we start our negotiations to exit the eu, this budget takes forward oui’ the eu, this budget takes forward our plan to prepare britain for a brighterfuture. the labour leader, jeremy corbyn, said the budget was built on unfairness and provided tax breaks for the few and public service cuts for the many. utter complacency about the crisis facing our public services, and
complacent about the reality of daily life for millions of people in this country. in other news, police searching for missing airman corrie mckeague say they are "confident" his body will be found at a landfill site. the raf serviceman has not been seen since a night out in suffolk in september. the website wikileaks has published thousands of pages of what it says are leaked cia files. the documents appear to reveal attempts to use household gadgets to eavesdrop on people's conversations. in a moment it will be time for sportsday but first a look at what else is coming up this evening on bbc news. in a moment, we'll have the full details of today's budget and getting reaction from across the country. at half past eight, we'll be answering your questions and suggestions about personal finance and the budget. please get in touch — you can text us or send an email, or contact us via twitter using the hashtag bbc ask this. and tonight's 100 days programme — we'll be hearing from a former cia
analyst about the documents leaked by wikileaks that appear to reveal the us security agency's attempts to use household gadgets to eavesdrop on people's conversations. that's all ahead on bbc news. now on bbc news, it's time for sportsday. hello. i'm olly foster. these are our sportsday headlines tonight: on the pitch, women's sport goes from strength to strength, but off it, there's a worrying trend. bournemouth say tyrone ming's five—match ban for stamping is extraordinary. they insist that there was no intent. and keeping faith in the same 15 — wales and ireland are unchanged for their six nations match on friday night. good evening.
we'll have a look ahead to tonight's football in a moment, but on international woman's day, it's been revealed that almost half of britain's 68 sporting bodies don't meet guidelines on the number of women on governing boards. a survey conducted by the women in sport group also found that the number of women in top jobs in sport is actually decreasing. here's our sports correspondent katie gornall. the profile of women playing sport has never been higher. but step off the pitch and into the boardroom, and progress is more limited. today, the charity women in sport released an audit of 68 national governing bodies receiving public money. they found that nearly half didn't meet the new target of 30% gender diversity on their boards including those in football, cricket, rugby and cycling. nine have no women at all in senior leadership roles, the level
below chief executive, while one organisation, the british tae kwon do council, has no women in any leadership position. for many, it is about more than just numbers. the rise of women's football has given young people more visible female role models. something those within the sport want to see in the boardroom. it is about finding the right people, you do need women in those roles and it gives others role models to aspire to. and women being decision—makers. but i think diversity is what will make real changes in the boardroom and help sport in general. earlier this week the football association put forward new plans to appoint more women to its board by 2018. those reforms still need to be approved by the fa council. but the group is notoriously resistant to change. the diversity target for the fa and other sporting organisations is included in a new code of governance coming
into effect in april. each sport will be given their own deadlines to comply with the criteria and those who fail face losing millions of pounds of public money. england hockey also needs to diversify although their ceo told me they would have no problem meeting new government targets. we will over time as board members leave, look at recruiting people that still meet the skills set but enable us to meet the recommendations within the guidelines. many sports have reaped the benefits of public investment and now they're being told to better reflect the people who fund them. katie gornall, bbc news. bournemouth‘s tyrone mings has been banned for five matches for stamping on zlatan ibrahimovich‘s head during the draw at old trafford last weekend. his club say they are very disappointed. the incident occurred just before half time. mings said that he hadn't intentionally made contact with the manchester united's striker‘s head. a few minutes later,
ibrahimovich retaliated by elbowing mings in the head. he accepted a violent conduct charge and was banned for three matches. mings had his appeal rejected. bourneouth say they find it extraordinary that the charges can be described as ‘proven‘ when there is absolutely no evidence to prove the incident was intentional. ibrahimovic is in russia with manchester united. he is still eligible to play in the europa league althouthose mourinho has called the last—16 tie against rostov "bad in every respect". apart from the travel, they are 126 miles north—east of moscow, the manchester united manager has slated the standard of the pitch. he doesn't think it's fit to play on. uefa have admitted that it isn't perfect but won't call the match off. mourinho says ibrahimovich will start but because of the poor surface, team selection is going to be tricky. it is hard for me to believe that
we're going to play tomorrow with that field, if you can call it a field. and i don't know which team to play, really. i don't know which tea m to play, really. i don't know which team i am going to play. there's one match in the premier league tonight. manchester city can move above spurs to second if they beat stoke tonight, and that would also cut chelsea's lead to eight points. focusing on the next game, stoke city. what they do, how they defend, how they attack, what we have to do to create as much as possible. every game is the same, so the focus is on that, not on the points in the table. there's commentary from the etihad on 5live tonight.
kick—off is at 8 o'clock. some six nations news: wales interim head coach rob howley will give his players a chance to redeem themselves against ireland on friday night. he's named the same starting 15 despite defeat in the last match. they went down to scotland 29—13 at murrayfield despite leading at halftime. it was their first defeat to the scots in 10 years, but howley has resisted the urge to ring the changes we discussed giving the opportunity for the site to redeem themselves. i know things have been said in the week in terms of some players' performance, and the coaching team talked about the opportunity to go out again and deliver a performance which the pair layers are proud of —— players. it will be a huge game on friday night.
like wales, ireland are also unchanged. jared payne is back in full training after an ankle knock but hasn't done enough to oust garry ringrose at outside centre. there's one change in the replacements, with wing tommy bowe coming in for his injured ulster team—mate andrew trimble. rob kearney picked up a groin injury in their win over the french but is fine to start. it is the first time we have been able to do that. when we won the championship in 1a and 15, we had minimal changes week to week, and i think we grew as the tournament went on. it is a massive challenge, because everyone needs to pick up a little bit more rhythm. the first game, it will be underdone and you have to pick up from there. david haye says he would be open to having a rematch with tony bellew in liverpool. haye was beaten by the liverpudlian last weekend after snapping his achilles in the sixth round at london's 02 arena. the non—title fight was notable for the vicious trash—talking in the buildup.
haye was warned by the british boxing board of control about his conduct. we said what we said at the time, andi we said what we said at the time, and i am sure i will have to pay some fine at some stage, because some fine at some stage, because some of the comments went too far. ifi some of the comments went too far. if i need to pay it, i will do it happily. when you get into that beast mode before the fight, you're not thinking about political correctness being fined, you are thinking about getting in the room. it isa thinking about getting in the room. it is a dog hit, sometimes, not a fun place to be. —— a dog pit. the director general of the world anti doping agency 0livier niggli says they are working with russia to "reboot" their anti—doping system. niggli told the bbc‘s sports editor dan roan that there is "a very clear road map" in place but their participation at next year's winter olympics in south korea is still up in the air.
it is too early for me to say that because we are precisely working with them to see things can be put into place and a credible system can be in brasher in the coming months. we will see where they are when we get closer to the games. —— a credible system can be in russia. that's all from sportsday. there'll be more sport here on bbc news throughout the evening you're watching bbc news. the top stories: the chancellor philip hammond has increased national insurance bills for self—employed people in his first budget, leading to accusations he has broken a manifesto pledge
not to raise taxes. the budget included an extra £2 billion for the social care system in england, as the chancellor said he was putting the economy on a solid footing. in response, the labour leader, jeremy corbyn, said the budget was built on unfairness and provided tax breaks for the few and public service cuts for the many. an update on the market numbers for you — here's how london's and frankfurt ended the day. the ftse was down again, and the dax was up. and in the the united states this is how the dow and the nasdaq are getting on. about three hours to go in trading there. let's return to our top story this evening and take a closer look at some of the main announcements in philip hammond's first budget. he announced a 1 per cent rise next year in national insurance contributions for self—employed people, and another rise the following year, a policy that appears to contradict a conservative manifesto pledge at the last election. mr hammond announced an extra
£2 billion for social care in england over next three years, with one billion available in the next year in england. there were also measures to soften the impact of the business rates revaluation in england, with £435m for firms affected by increases in business rates, including a £300m hardship fund for the worst—hit, as well as a £1000 discount for most pubs in england. there were further measures affecting the self—employed, with a cut in the tax—free dividend allowance, for shareholders and directors of small private firms, from £5000 to £2000 from april next year, a measure which appears to undo a pledge made by george osborne in his budget last year. mr hammond also pledged £100m to place more gps in accident and emergency departments in england for next winter. there was also a change in technical education, with the introduction of a new broad—based t—level qualification. and there'll be an extra £216 million in funding for schools. the government has been coming under pressure to provide more money
for social care budgets — with council leaders saying the system is on the brink of collapse. today the chancellor responded, announcing £2bn of extra funding for social care in england over the next three years. so today, mr deputy speaker, i am committing additional grant funding of £2 billion to social care in england over the next three years. mr deputy speaker, that's £2 billion over the next three years, with £1 billion available in 2017—18, which will allow local authorities to act 110w will allow local authorities to act now to commission new care packages, and it forms a bridge to do better ca re and it forms a bridge to do better care funding that becomes available towards the end of the parliament. of course, this is not only about money.